Nicholas Mitsakakis

Nicholas Mitsakakis, MSc, PhD, P.Stat.

Senior Biostatistician

Current Position and Professional Functions

Nicholas Mitsakakis is a biostatistician at the BRU and an assistant professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and at the Division of Biostatistics of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. He is also Investigator of the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative.


Education and Training

Nicholas holds a PhD degree in biostatistics from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, focused on Bayesian methods for Gaussian graphical models. He has a Professional Statistician (P.Stat.) accreditation by the Statistical Society of Canada. He also holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in mathematics (University of Athens, Greece) and a Master’s degree in artificial intelligence (University of Edinburgh, UK).


Research Interests and Expertise

  • statistical methods for the analysis of medical cost data, health related quality of life and medical decision making

  • clinical trials

  • application of graphical models in biostatistics and health economics


Dr. Nicholas Mitsakakis's publications in Pubmed.